The Croft in Sible Hedingham, Essex

  • Sible Hedingham
  • 4 Sleeps
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Pets

What to Expect

This cottage is Grade II listed with a thatched roof. Restored interior keeps the original features such as beams throughout and brick floors.

Large living room with wood burner, dining room with brick flooring and traditional style kitchen and breakfast area.

Enclosed garden with patio and furniture, path leading down to a small summer house. Up to two pets are welcome.

At A Glance

  • Two Dogs Allowed
  • Heritage Collection
  • Luxury Collection
  • Open Plan
  • Pets - No Charge
  • Thatched Roof

Look Inside

Amenities

  • Bed Linen
  • Non Smoking
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Dishwasher
  • BBQ
  • Detached Property

About The Croft

This two bedroom, 15th century cottage is full of olde world charm. The master bedroom features a king size zip and fit bed, the second bedroom hosts twin beds.

Exposed beams throughout the cottage take you back in time but the fixtures and fittings are stylish and modern.

Large garden area is perfect for outdoor dining, sundowners and playing with the dogs. The summer house offers a haven of peace and quiet.

Map of Area

Things To Do in Sible Hedingham, Halstead

In the heart of the countryside, The Croft is surrounded by myriad footpaths, walking trails and cycling tracks. You could spend a whole day, with your dogs by your side, exploring all the villages and natural landmarks in the area.

Castle Hedingham is a short walk away and is the namesake of Hedingham Castle, thought to be among one of the most well preserved Norman castles in England. The remaining keep was built in 1140 and is the only standing part of the castle to survive.

It is steeped in history and is open to the public from spring through to autumn were you can watch displays of jousting, falconry, archery and re-enactment battles at different times of the year. If you are looking for some more recent history, you can visit Colne Valley Railway which has a number of restored locomotives and carriages that will take you on a mile long ride along the scenic valley. Two carriages stationed on platform 3 have been converted into tea rooms where you can find hot and cold refreshments.

The town of Braintree is the closest large town to The Croft and is home to a wealth of historical sites and museums. You can also find a great selection of shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs in Braintree for those looking for options for dining out. If you are looking for something closer to the cottage, there are a selection of pubs in the village, the closest being a mere 80 yards away.

The local shop is under a mile away if you are in need of essentials. For larger grocery shopping, Braintree is the nearest town to stock up.

Our Thoughts

This eclectic cottage has been around for over 500 years and has stood the test of time. The thatched roof, bowed walls and exposed beams make The Croft seem like it was lifted straight out of a fairytale.

The owners have restored all of these amazing features and updated the fixtures and fittings with all the mod cons. Cosy and warm in the winter, relaxing in front of the wood burner and cool in the summer, this cottage is a perfect place to visit any time of the year.

Your furry best friends will love it as well with the plethora of walking trails and footpaths criss-crossing the local countryside. The Croft is the epitome of a country cottage and will help you feel like you have left your hectic everyday life behind.
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The Croft
From 
£73
 Per Night
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Our Rating

Comfort and Equipment 92%
Location 92%
Cleanliness 88%
Value for money 92%

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